The creation of this capsule was prompted by two fascinating concerts by the Amsterdam Cello Octet at the Other Minds concert in March 2009, and one day later, a concert by the Portland Cello Project.

The podcast console is located at (Paste the URL into your newsreader/iTunes):
www.mindeartheart.org/podcasts/celloEnsemble.xml

It contains sample performances of multiple cello (2 to 8) repertoire.

Information on the music:

Simoom, by Lois V. Vierk was commissioned by Dance Theatre Workshop with support from the New York State Council on the Arts
Simoom score view
Simoom, legend page

Simoom on CD

Ted Mook, cellist
XI Records 102
Experimental Intermedia

For performance questions please contact the composer. Lois V Vierk
P.O. Box 2652
Times Square Stn.
New York, NY 10108
LVVVV AT aol DOT com

Carinhoso was first performed at Pacem in Terris, in Warwick New York, on June 28, 2002, with cellists Theodore Mook and Wolfram Koessel. Printed parts and scores are available from Mindeartheart, Inc.
Carinhoso, score view

The Siete Canciones Populares Espanoles were first performed at Pacem in Terris in Warwick, New York, on June 28, 2002, with cellists Wolfram Koessel, Anik Oulianine, Arthur Fiacco and Theodore Mook, with mezzo soprano Mary Nessinger. Printed parts and scores are available from Mindeartheart, Inc.
El Pao Maruno, score view

The Perpetual Tango, Mass for the Poor and the Gothic Dances were first performed at Pacem in Terris, in Warwick New York,on July 26, 2003, with cellists Carlo Pelletiere, Debbie Sepe, Laura Bontrager and Theodore Mook. Printed parts and scores are available from Mindeartheart, Inc.
The Perpetual Tango, score view